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Gift of Life Act
Loi sur le don de vie


formerly under Trillium Gift of Life Network Act


Consolidation Period:  From July 1, 2005 to the e-Laws currency date.

No amendments.

This Regulation is made in English only.

Classes of facility

1. The following are prescribed as classes of facilities for the purposes of the Act:

1. Class A (Hospitals).

2. Class B (Hospitals).

3. Class C (Hospitals).

4. Class D (Tissue Banks).

5. Class E (Transplant Service).

6. Class F (Laboratory Service).  O. Reg. 179/05, s. 1.

Designations as members of a class

2. Entities are designated as members of prescribed classes of facilities as follows:

1. Any hospital that provides neuro-surgical or trauma services is a member of Class A (Hospitals).

2. Any hospital that does not meet the requirements set out in paragraph 1 and that is able to make a neurological determination of death (“NDD”) in accordance with the medically accepted standards for NDD in Ontario is a member of Class B (Hospitals).

3. Any hospital that does not meet the requirements set out in paragraph 1 or 2 is a member of Class C (Hospitals).

4. Any hospital, health facility or university that participates in the collection, screening, processing, storage or distribution of tissue for transplantation is a member of Class D (Tissue Banks).

5. Any hospital that transplants organs for the direct clinical benefit of patients is a member of Class E (Transplant Service).

6. Any laboratory as defined in section 5 of the Laboratory and Specimen Collection Centre Licensing Act is a member of Class F (Laboratory Service) if it performs at least one of the following tests, and is licensed to do so:

i. tests required to complete standardized screening of potential organ or tissue donors for infectious diseases,

ii. histocompatibility testing of potential organ donors.  O. Reg. 179/05, s. 2.


3. Members of Class C (Hospitals) are exempt from the application of section 8.1 of the Act.  O. Reg. 179/05, s. 3.

4. Omitted (provides for coming into force of provisions of this Regulation).  O. Reg. 179/05, s. 4.